May 30 – Jun 2, 2012. ACVIM is the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, whose mission is to enhance animal and human health by advancing veterinary internal medicine through training, education, and discovery. This non-profit promotes and fosters scientific and professional activities that lead to better care for both animals and humans through education, research, dissemination of medical knowledge, and promoting public awareness. ACVIM is the recognized specialty college responsible for establishing training requirements, evaluating and accrediting training programs, and examining and certifying veterinarians in the veterinary specialties of Cardiology, Oncology, Neurology, Large Animal Internal Medicine, and Small Animal Internal Medicine. Now, what exactly did you say is wrong with your giraffe?